Matches, Hatches, Dispatches


#593

#594

A commitment ceremony, not a wedding. Yet.


#595

Crime writer Peter Temple, who created Jack Irish, has died aged 71 after a short battle with cancer.


#596

70s star


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#598

Statement from his family.


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Confidential is reporting that former Today show weather man Steve “Stevie” Jacobs and wife Rosie, a reporter for Sydney Weekender, have split, with the separation happening last year after they moved to Vanuatu.


#602

Katie Boyle, Eurovision royalty, died earlier this week.

She was not known in Australia but was very well known in the UK and Eurovision fans anywhere (of a certain age) will know who she is

She hosted Eurovision a record four times… the last time being in 1974 when ABBA won the contest.

YouTube: Eurovision Song Contest


#603

Another sad news for Eurovision fans. Lys Assia, who won the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, has died at age 94.


#604

Prison Break and Chicago Fire star Dushon Monique Brown has died at 49.


#605

UK actor Bill Maynard, who played Claude in Heartbeat and its spin-off The Royal, has died aged 89.


#606

Former Tasmanian Senator and Federal Minister Jocelyn Newman has died at 80 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was also the mother of former Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.


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Steven Bochco, creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, has died at 74.


#609

Japanese animator Isao Takahata, best known for his work Grave of the Fireflies, has died at 82. He and Hayao Miyazaki co-founded Studio Ghibli in 1985 and produced many hits like Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbour Totoro and Spirited Away.


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Double Oscar-winning director Milos Forman has died at 86. He won best director for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 1976 and Amadeus in 1985.


#612

Full Metal Jacket actor R Lee Ermey has passed away aged 74. Now drop and give him 20 in memory! :rofl: